Bobby Jones signed photo tops auction

A signed 8x10 photograph of Bobby Jones sold for $5625 in a recent sports memorabilia auction conducted by Maryland-based Huggins & Scott.

While heavy on the traditional baseball, football, basketball and hockey memorabilia and cards, the auctiondid contain some golf material.  The Jones photo drew 28 bids and had a high bid of $5,000.  The buyer's premium pushed the realized price $625 higher.

A lot of three signed Ben Hogan items including a contract and check, brought $881 including the BP, a Masters flag signed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player drew 12 bids and sold for $822, a group of five signed items including Nicklaus, Palmer and Byron Nelson brought just over $500.